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Teaching with Blogs

Interested in how blogs can be utilized in a course? Blogs can be used in classes of varying sizes to promote learning outside of the classroom, provide supplementary information to onsite learning materials, encourage well-written analysis and responses, and encourage critical thinking skills. Blogs can also be useful to many students and accommodate a variety of learning styles. This workshop will cover the various ways that blogs can be tailored to cultivate an active learning environment.

The Workshop Format:
  • Introduction to blogs and blogging platforms
  • Blog Examples
  • Leveraging blogs for education and research
  • Facilitating discussions and comments
  • Blog accessibility and protecting your privacy
Workshop Takeaways:
  • An overview of blogs
  • Examples of how blogs are used
  • A step by step guide on how to create a blog